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The sacred monstrous : a reflection on violence in human communities, Wendy C. Hamblet

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The sacred monstrous : a reflection on violence in human communities
Title
The sacred monstrous
Title remainder
a reflection on violence in human communities
Statement of responsibility
Wendy C. Hamblet
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In The Sacred Monstrous author Wendy Hamblet traces the historical and social fact of violence through the work of Girard, Bloch, Lorenz and Burket. She takes up the charge advanced by social theorists, anthropologists and others that violence is steeped in our being; it pervades our generations and is imbedded in the ethos of our modern institutions. Hamblet's discussion of human history re-frames our understanding of how violence works in history and society. The Sacred Monstrous is a salient work of continentally informed philosophy that contributes significantly to any discussion of violen
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamblet, Wendy C.
Dewey number
303.6/01
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1459.5
LC item number
.H36 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Violence
  • Geweld
  • Ethische aspecten
  • Éthique
  • Rite
  • Violence
Label
The sacred monstrous : a reflection on violence in human communities, Wendy C. Hamblet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-108) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ritual and mythical beginnings -- Ritual in-form-ations : the anthropologists' theories -- Resonances in ritual theory -- Mythical traces of the legacy of violence under the shadow of the "fall" -- Home-craft in the history of philosophy : "innocent egoist and alone" -- The ambiguities of home : a phenomenology of identity-construction -- Violence as community : the suffocating embrace of the home -- Superstructures of identity -- In the wake of violent rituals
Control code
857769707
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 111 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299830738
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
514324
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769707
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The sacred monstrous : a reflection on violence in human communities, Wendy C. Hamblet
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-108) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ritual and mythical beginnings -- Ritual in-form-ations : the anthropologists' theories -- Resonances in ritual theory -- Mythical traces of the legacy of violence under the shadow of the "fall" -- Home-craft in the history of philosophy : "innocent egoist and alone" -- The ambiguities of home : a phenomenology of identity-construction -- Violence as community : the suffocating embrace of the home -- Superstructures of identity -- In the wake of violent rituals
Control code
857769707
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 111 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299830738
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
514324
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769707
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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